CPF’s French-second-language (FSL) tools and resources for parents, students, educators, and anyone else seeking assistance are extensive. Whether you’re looking for information on FSL education in Canada, activities to assist your child in his or her studies, or tools to assess and improve your school’s FSL performance, CPF can help point you in the right direction.
List of Language Schools In Canada
Live the language and culture of QuebecWestern University's French Immersion School attracts participants from all over Canada, the United States, Latin America, and other parts of the world, who wish to upgrade their education or pursue a professional or personal goal. The French Immersion School offers you an experience of a lifetime: a complete immersion environment, so that you not only learn French, but live the language and the culture of Quebec. Visit the site to learn more.
Language Instruction for Newcomers to CanadaLanguage Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC), in French Cours de langue pour les immigrants au Canada (CLIC), classes are offered to adult permanent residents who already have an intermediate or advanced level of French. To book a language evaluation and determine whether you qualify for this service, contact Coopérative d’intégration francophone de l'Î.-P.-É. (CIF). If you are eligible, the classes are free, as the cost is covered through Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada. CLIC classes are also offered online.
- La Coopérative d'intégration francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard (CIF)
- Unofficial French Self-Assessment
- CLIC Online
Collège de l'ÎleCollège de l'Île is a French-language community college that offers French language training through evening or day part-time classes (held in Charlottetown, Summerside, Montague and Deblois), distance learning, one-on-one tutoring, and full-time immersion classes. Interested in learning conversational French? The français oral program is comprised of four beginner levels and four intermediate levels as well as advanced and perfectionist levels. The beginner to advanced courses is taught using a communicative and experiential theme-based approach. The concentration is on oral conversation competency, however, there is an accompanying handbook or handouts for each level. The course is broken down into sub-themes within the main theme. At the end of a session, learners are able to present a final task using the vocabulary, concepts and notions learned during the session. Collège de l'Îlle 48 chemin Mill, Wellington 902-854-3010 or toll free 1-877-854-3010 Website
- Conversational French
- One-on-One Tutoring
- Oral Proficiency Maintenance
- Distance Learning
- Learn French in the evening
Université Sainte-AnneFrench as a second language: Part-time day and evening courses in Charlottetown. This 10-week program is offered four times throughout the year and consists of 2 hours and 15 minutes of weekly classes. Classes are offered during weekdays in the evening from 6:00pm-8:15 p.m. Students are granted a certificate upon satisfactory completion of every 10-week program. Beginner, intermediate and advanced courses are offered. Students will be tested prior to their entry into the program. The course runs in the Fall 2018- (September 24 to November 30) and Winter 2019 (January 21 to April 5). https://www.usainteanne.ca/en/french-as-a-second-language/part-time-day-evening-courses/charlottetown
University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI)UPEI offers courses for several French language levels. A placement test must be taken prior to registration for these courses to determine the candidate's language level. University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown 902-628-4353 or toll-free 1-800-606-8734 Website
Avance Learning CentreAvance Learning Centre in Charlottetown offers beginner to intermediate French courses for children, teens, and adults. Contact the Centre for more information. (902) 367-3238 Facebook page
Community-School CentresEach Acadian community on PEI has a centre scolaire-communautaire (community-school centre) which offers many activities in French to the general public. Joining in these activities is a good way to develop a sense of the sound of the French language and vocabulary while meeting people in the Acadian-Francophone communities. https://peicommunityschools.com/
More French Learning OptionsPrince Edward Island Public Library Service- Welcome to Rocket Languages for Libraries PEI Libraries is now offering Rocket Languages a product that allows you to learn a language on your own terms and in your own time. The comprehensive multi-media package will help you speak and improve your language skills with every lesson by taking part in the modern, everyday conversations that make up the Interactive Audio Course. In addition, you will learn to speak the language naturally with language and culture lessons and you can also build on your vocabulary and improve your audio recognition of common words and phrases (and have fun at the same time) with our popular Master Games range. https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/service/learn-new-language-rocket-languages Each month the Bibliothèque publique d'Abram-Village, Bibliothèque publique Dr.-J.-Edmond-Arsenault (Charlottetown), Bibliothèque publique J.-Henri-Blanchard (Summerside) offers various French language learning materials to loan, as well as language learning software on the library computers. Anyone with a valid PEI public library card can use these resources. https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/education-early-learning-and-culture/events-at-your-local-public-library Duolingo is a free website and mobile application offering numerous language courses in a virtual environment with fun game-like and social network elements. Courses are offered in various combinations. For example, there is a French course for English speakers, a French course for Chinese speakers, etc. https://www.duolingo.com/
Interested in tutoring?CPF PEI is always looking for names of people wishing to tutor in French. If you are interested, please contact us at [email protected] ww.myeducationroom.com [email protected] Toll-Free: (855) 61LEARN or (855) 615-3276
FSL in P.E.I.
Canadian Parents for French works with teachers, principals, administrators, trustees, parents and other community leaders to maintain and strengthen French second-language programs. There are questions you will encounter when deliberating about enrolling your child in a French Program. The following information will hopefully address some of your concerns.